Funeral for film critic Roger Ebert held in Chicago

Funeral for film critic Roger Ebert held in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 8 (UPI) -- Roger Ebert's fans, friends and family gathered at his funeral Monday at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral to say goodbye to the late film critic.
Emanuel promises cash for tweeter's name

Emanuel promises cash for tweeter's name

CHICAGO, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel said he will donate money to charity if the person behind the @MayorEmanuel Twitter reveals his or her identity.
TV's 'At the Movies' canceled

TV's 'At the Movies' canceled

CHICAGO, March 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. syndicated film review program "At the Movies" has been canceled after 24 seasons, said Disney-ABC Domestic Television and ABC Media Productions.

New 'At the Movies' co-hosts named

BURBANK, Calif., July 22 (UPI) -- Critics Ben Lyons and Ben Mankiewicz have been named the new hosts of "At The Movies," the long-running U.S. film review program, it was announced Tuesday.
Roeper leaving movie review show

Roeper leaving movie review show

CHICAGO, July 21 (UPI) -- Chicago Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper has announced he is quitting the syndicated film review program, "At the Movies With Ebert & Roeper."

Thumbs gone in Ebert show renewal impasse

CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The words Hollywood craves -- "two thumbs up" -- are gone while reviewer Roger Ebert and Disney-ABC work on a renewal of "At the Movies With Ebert & Roeper."

Mellencamp sits in as film critic

CHICAGO, April 20 (UPI) -- Musician John Mellencamp will be sneaking into the balcony this weekend with Chicago film critic Richard Roeper for the "Ebert & Roeper" movie review show.

Film critic Ebert says he's feeling better

CHICAGO, April 3 (UPI) -- Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert, on the mend from complications from cancer surgery, has marked his 40th anniversary with the newspaper.

Ebert tells fans to save his seat til '07

CHICAGO, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Chicago film critic Roger Ebert told his faithful fans he plans to return to his critic's seat in the balcony early next year.

Roger Ebert reviews his recovery

CHICAGO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Two months after undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous growth on his salivary gland, film critic Robert Ebert gave his recovery a tired thumbs-up.

Leno to sub on 'Ebert & Roeper'

CHICAGO, July 28 (UPI) -- "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno has been selected to be a guest critic on the nationally syndicated movie review show "Ebert & Roeper."

Smith to be 'Ebert & Roeper' critic

CHICAGO, July 27 (UPI) -- Director Kevin Smith will be a guest movie critic on the U.S. TV series "Ebert & Roeper," taking the place of host Roger Ebert who is recovering from surgery.

Ebert in serious condition after surgery

CHICAGO, July 3 (UPI) -- Film critic Roger Ebert was in serious condition at a Chicago hospital after emergency surgery, his newspaper, The Chicago Sun-Times, reported.

Ebert and Roeper pick the worst of 2005

CHICAGO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo" and "The Dukes of Hazzard" were crowned the worst films of 2005 Saturday by TV film critics "Ebert & Roeper."

Robet Ebert to get Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES, June 17 (UPI) -- Film critic Roger Ebert will get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Richard Roeper
LVP2002030602 - LAS VEGAS, Mar. 6 (UPI) -- Movie critic Richard Roeper, who replaced deceased Gene Siskel, the long time partner of Roger Ebert,.appeared at ShoWest at Paris in Las Vegas on March 6, 2002.. cc/rw/Roger Williams UPI

Richard E. Roeper (born October 17, 1959) is an American columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times and now a co-host on The Roe Conn Show on WLS-AM. He co-hosted the television series At the Movies with Roger Ebert from 2000–2008, as the late Gene Siskel's replacement.

Roeper was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was raised in south suburban Dolton, Illinois. He attended Thornridge High School and graduated from Illinois State University in 1982.

Roeper began working as a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1987. The topics of his columns range from politics to media to entertainment. He has written seven books, on topics from movies to urban legends to conspiracy theories to the Chicago White Sox. In 2009 Roeper appeared on Howard Stern's show and said he had written a book on gambling, entitled Bet the House, which was released in the first quarter of 2010.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Richard Roeper."
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